My daughter named these brownies Best-Brownies Ever because she fell madly in love with them. She is a brownie lover and these are her ALL TIME FAVES. We made them for a dear friend who was craving something chocolate and preferably in the form of a brownie. We tried these and I almost lost the two in brownie bliss!
Best – Brownies Ever AKA: Rich Chocolate Brownies
1 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/3 cup baking cocoa
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
3 tablespoons baking cocoa
2 tablespoons warm water
1 teaspoon instant coffee granules
1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
1. In a mixing bowl, beat sugar, eggs and vanilla. Add butter; mix well. Combine dry ingredients; add to batter and mix well.
2. Pour into a greased 8-in. square baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 25-30 minutes or until brownies test done with a wooden pick. Cool in pan on a wire rack.
3. For frosting, combine butter, cocoa, water and coffee; mix well. Gradually stir in sugar until smooth, adding additional warm water if necessary to achieve a spreading consistency. Frost the brownies.
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